District Summary Ratings

A larger number of schools in this district are rated below average in school quality.

Top 5 Schools in This District

These are some of the top-rated public schools in Dunkirk City School District based on a variety of measures, including academic performance and equity. Find out more about GreatSchools ratings.

District Student Progress

This district has a mixed record of helping students improve over time. Look below to see what percentage of schools in this district are making more, less, or about the same progress as other schools in the state.


Academic Summary

Is this district offering opportunity for all its students, or leaving some kids behind? Successful districts are working to close the achievement gap.


Advanced Courses

Rigorous courses can help students prepare for and get into college, including coursework in STEM subjects. Find out more.
Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.


Student Demographics

Schools that create a positive culture help all students thrive. See how.


Teachers & Staff

Parents often value small class sizes, but the truth is more complicated.


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District Finances

How a school district allocates funds can reflect its priorities. Learn more about how these decisions are made.
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District decisions about how to spend money impact your child’s schooling. Here’s how parents can have an influence.

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Reviews From Schools in Dunkirk City School District

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September 24, 2022
This school does not stop bullying they just "talk" to them like it's supposed to help it just makes it worse and also the racial slurs kids call each other is disgusting you have white kids calling... More
Parent / Guardian
June 17, 2018
My child has felt fear and anxiety at this school. Everyday presents a new challenge. When going to the staff for help, My child has been met with sarcasm, demeaning comments, and has had requests for... More
Review for School 7
Parent / Guardian
April 30, 2010
This is my daughters first year at the middle school. The B-team (Shinning Stars) is an amazing team of teachers. My daughter loves school this year. The opportunities and experiences she has... More
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